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Dr. Kara Boehmer Named Lyon Principal

It is with excitement that the Republic School District announces Dr. Kara Boehmer as the new principal for Lyon Elementary effective July 1, 2021! Throughout her 12 year career in education Dr. Boehmer has developed a very full toolbox of educational resources, and she is looking forward to working with the Lyon community! 


Boehmer LyonDr. Boehmer is in her third year as a head principal in the Springfield Public School District. She currently serves as Principal at Holland Elementary, and was the Portland Elementary Principal for the two years prior. Before becoming a head principal Dr. Boehmer served as an assistant principal in Marshfield and also at Bingham and Disney elementaries in Springfield. 


Prior to her building leadership roles, Dr. Boehmer taught in elementary and middle school classrooms for six years. She taught 2nd and 4th grades and one year of 6th grade in Willard.


Dr. Boehmer holds a degree in elementary education, a master's degree in educational leadership, a specialist’s degree in administration and recently obtained her doctorate in curriculum and instruction. We feel Dr. Boehmer’s wide range of classroom and administrative experiences have provided her the skills necessary and the qualifications required to promote student success at Lyon. She is a very relational leader, and indicated effective communication and positive relationship building will be a primary focus as she begins her time at Lyon.   


Dr. Boehmer currently lives in Republic with her husband and two young children. In the coming weeks information will be distributed regarding an opportunity for the Lyon community to meet their new principal. In the meantime, please join us in welcoming Dr. Boehmer!